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In the wake of recent events, I disabled the cores I unlocked and now I am back to a dual core

I remember how much performance I gained because of my unlock and now its gone

Will I be bottlenecking my GPU's at all? should i just go buy an X4 955 to make up for the 2 lost cores?


edit: i just had the "unresponsive" problem again after i changed my cpu back to a dual core.. so could this be my ram?
Edited by teajayyy - 2/8/11 at 5:24pm
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post #2 of 16
Have you tried locking 1 back up and see if 3 is stable?

I did that with a 555 before, 4 wouldnt cut it.
post #3 of 16
or increase the voltage until you kill it RMA it from AMD try to unlock. And if it fails then buy a real x4..

And depending on the game yes you can potentially bottle neck your GPU
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post #4 of 16
Definitely do not push 4 cores on that motherboard
4 cores = 125W
Overclocked = 125W+
Board is not only 4+1 power phase, it is MSI a.k.a. known for VRM blow-ups!! Which makes what you're doing extremely dangerous!
Lock those two cores, now! Or else
post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Definitely do not push 4 cores on that motherboard
4 cores = 125W
Overclocked = 125W+
Board is not only 4+1 power phase, it is MSI a.k.a. known for VRM blow-ups!! Which makes what you're doing extremely dangerous!
Lock those two cores, now! Or else
(Warranty?)
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I've had it unlocked for about 6 months without any problems until now.. Unfortunately im broke now so idk when i can get a new quad core


And I mostly play bc2 which loves cores
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post #7 of 16
So what is it a 550? 555?
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post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by teajayyy View Post
555
3.6Ghz?

400mhz increase?

you can do atleast 3.9 on that chip

it is a c3.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Definitely do not push 4 cores on that motherboard
4 cores = 125W
Overclocked = 125W+
Board is not only 4+1 power phase, it is MSI a.k.a. known for VRM blow-ups!! Which makes what you're doing extremely dangerous!
Lock those two cores, now! Or else
I swear I read a post like this 3 times a day lately.
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